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    Enigmatic Ebay Tale

    Vintage man's watch. Made by Smiths. Doesn't work needs a new battery.

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    Moderator scottjc's Avatar
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    I always love the "needs a new battery" line...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Matt View Post

    Haha, most excellent! That round bit on the right... thats where the battery goes right?
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    Quote Originally Posted by tempocalypse View Post
    Haha, most excellent! That round bit on the right... thats where the battery goes right?
    Well I took it out, cleaned the jewels and oiled the pivots and put it back in and miraculously the watch started working, so it must have had some charge left in it.

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    Very nice Smiths DeLuxe.
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    Enigmatic Ebay Tale

    Oh nice score, Matt, very nice indeed!
    What a barg!
    It's the final countdown! PM me before they're all gone!

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    I've been doing a lot of spring cleaning today, and if you like I could just give that dial there a quick scrub, yeah.....?

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    Great pick up indeed!
    Regards Cam

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    Wow nice score.

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